Etah district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Etah town is the district headquarters. Etah district is a part of Aligarh Division. The driving distance from New Delhi to Etah is 210km.
Location of Etah district in Uttar Pradesh
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Etah|
|• Total||2,651 km2 (1,024 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
|Major highways||NH 91,SH 31,33,85|
In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Etah one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). In 2009 it was one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
Since 2014 Etah has seen improvements to transport links, for example Etah-Agra fort pass train for 6 months and Etah-Kasganj new track. Now Etah is a developing city. Many government development schemes have been implemented here, such as a power plant in Malawan, Etah-Aligarh bypass, Etah sewerage, Etah-Kasganj new road construction and Agra Jalesar Bareilly highway NH321G .
According to the 2011 census Etah district has a population of 1,774,480, roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia or the US state of Nebraska. This gives it a ranking of 272nd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 717 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,860/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.77%. Etah has a sex ratio of 863 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 73.27%.
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
- "Distance between New Delhi, Delhi and Etah, Uttar Pradesh 142 Miles / 228 Km". www.distancebetweencities.co.in.
- Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
- US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011.
Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est.
- "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
- 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
- Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
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